Tag Archives: Employee Relations

Six Reasons Why Your Employees Don’t Believe A Word You Say

“Don’t believe what I say. Believe what I do.” —Carlson Ghosn Two psychiatrists meet at their 20th college reunion. One is vibrant, while the other looks withered and worried. “So what’s your secret?” the older looking psychiatrist asks. “Listening to … Continue reading

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Why Can’t You Retain Top Talent?

“Being the best at whatever talent you have, that’s what stimulates life.” – Tom Landry The competitive nature of today’s global economy stipulates that you have and retain the top talent in your organization. We acknowledge that to do so … Continue reading

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The Changing Work Environment Part III: Providing Choice

“I believe happiness is a choice. Some days it is a very difficult choice.” – Steve Gleason  Our three part series on the changing work environment was inspired by findings in the Staples Advantage Workplace Index (http://bit.ly/1ULVQr7). Findings in the … Continue reading

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The Changing Work Environment Part II: Providing Autonomy

“The way you delegate is that first you have to hire people that you really have confidence in. You won’t truly let those people feel a sense of autonomy if you don’t have confidence in them.” – Robert Pozen   … Continue reading

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The Changing Work Environment Part I: Providing Flexibility

“To make flexibility work, it is not only necessary to change our attitude about who is a good worker and who is not, but we have to train managers at all levels to recognize the difference between the number of … Continue reading

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It’s Not About the Mission Statement

Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients. – Richard Branson Writing for Talent Management and HR (http://bit.ly/1KWCe2t ), John Hollon cites a survey concerning the … Continue reading

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How Anger Shapes You as a Leader

We boil at different degrees. – Clint Eastwood A story is told of the 18th-century British physician John Hunter, who was a pioneer in the field of surgery and served as surgeon to King George III, who suffered from angina. … Continue reading

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